Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for April 2009

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Nigeria, Others Blame Non-Opec Members For Oil Price Woes (

HP Redefines Server Economics, Launches G6 Servers (

Life as Female Pilot (

Nigeria allays fears over outbreak of swine flu (AFP via Yahoo! News)

'Govt Needs N60 Trillion to Erase Housing Deficit' (

Investors From Singapore Eager to Invest in Solar Power (

FG Allays Fears on Spread of Swine Flu (

Vision 2020 - Egwu Lists Importance of Science-Based Education (

Light Years Away From Light (

FG, ILO Celebrate 50 Years in Country (

Govt Not Sincere About Reviving Textile Sector - Isagua (

PDP Not Opposed to Atiku's Return - Ortom (

Alton Celebrates Goodluck's Appointment as MTN Executive (

FG Issues Alert on Swine Flu (

Yar'Adua Should Go Home in 2011 (

We're Enhancing Country's Image Abroad - UBA (

Tricycles - FRSC Seeks Regulation (

Electricity Management Tops PHCN Accountants' Workshop (

Thisday Communications Editor Wins World IT Award (

'Abducted Canadian Excited About First Visit to Nigeria' (

African Central Bank to Be Built in Abuja (

We Are Moving Towards Free Treatment of Malaria - Osotimehin (

Oando Completes Detailed Feasibility Study of 360,000 B/D Refinery (

Experts Speak on Use of LP Gas-Fired Generators (

Why We Are Campaigning for Re-Industrialisation of Labour (

Gas - Key to Yar'Adua's Seven Point Agenda - Rilwanu Lukman (

Monday, April 27, 2009

2009, a tough year for Shell in Nigeria (TODAYonline)

NFF Makes U-Turn On Grant to State FAS (

Team Beat Aogo Retreat (

Africa: A Failing State Called Nigeria (

The New Human Rights Cezar (

2009, a tough year for Shell in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

‘Abducted Canadian Excited About First Visit to Nigeria’ (This Day)

Nigeria Delays Results Of Rerun Vote For Governorship Of Ekiti (Nasdaq)

Ghana to host Nigeria and South Africa in Polo matches (

U-19s see off Nigeria, Castle Lager League starts Sunday May 3 (The Monitor)

Re-Branding - Critics Confuse Citizens -Akunyili (

Kidnapping - Ten Days After, Canadian Woman Still Missing (

UK Returns Dariye Loot to Country (

Return of Savannah Bank, the Challenges Ahead (

Sesame Seeds Farming Can Provide 1 Million Jobs, $1.5 Billion for Northern States' (

World Cup 2010 - Pedro Sure of Eagles' Qualification, Begs for Amodu (

Gidan Kude - Community Starved of Education (

World Cup - Surprise Results No Fluke (

Makinde Attributes Global Crisis to Wickedness And Mistrust (

World Bank Intensifies Malaria Battle (

Abducted Romanian Regains Freedom (

AU Adopts the Future Awards Model (

Country Loses 300,000 Children to Malaria Annually - U.S. (

Day Protesters Stormed Lagos Over Factory Closures (

Anti-Cervical Cancer Campaign Begins (

3,000 Benefit From Healthcare Scheme (

Agric Bank Okays N24.8 Million Loan to Farmers (

Are Governors' Aides Worth the Cost? (

Momoh - Celebrating With Nationhood in Mind (

NIPR - So Far, So Bad (

Open Letter to President Yar'Adua (

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Religious Crises - Ecwa Warns FG Over Consequences (

Jesuits Leader Visits Nigeria (

Govt Leads Experts On Solution to Food Insecurity Hope (

NTDC Boss Wants Stronger Laws for Tourism (

Malaria - World Bank Gives Additional U.S. $300 Million (

Leadership Betrayal (

Country to Get Additional U.S. $300 Million From World Bank (

Nigeria’s Chanchangi Airlines to Build $150 Million Hangar (Bloomberg)

Nigerian May Lose Wealth Creation Formula to China (

Forty - Exit of a Forensic Expert At Sixty-One (

Workability of the Re-Branding Project (

Jesuits Leader Visits Nigeria (This Day)

ONGC Mittal to Build Refinery in Nigeria (This Day)

Malaria: W’Bank Gives Additional $300m to Nigeria (This Day)

Ticos book Nigeria ticket (FIFA)

Bahrain Agencies Hire Maids from Eritrea, Uganda and Nigeria (Khaleej Times)

U-19s face Nigeria in W/C qualifier (The Monitor)

ONGC Mittal gets nod for refinery in Nigeria (The Hindu)

IMF Forecasts 2.9 Percent Growth for Nation (

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Ex-military chief kidnapped in SE Nigeria (People's Daily)

IMF Forecasts 2.9% Growth for Nigeria (This Day)

British hostage released in police (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Violence Delays Election In Parts Of Nigeria's Ekiti State (INO News)

Gunmen in Nigeria release Romanian hostage (AlertNet)

Mexico, Honduras reach Nigeria (FIFA)

Voting Ends In Nigeria's Ekiti State, But Results Seen Delayed (INO News)

European Investors Urged to Consider Opportunities in Nigeria (

Yar'Adua Nominates New Ambassador to U.S. (

Nation Secures U.S. $300m for Malaria Funding From World Bank (

E-Passport, 'E-Headache' for Pilgrims (

Fulham's Etuhu gets Nigeria recall (TODAYonline)

Impunity for perpetrators of sectarian violence (AlertNet)

Wrong Slogan for Country's Re-Branding (

Etuhu gets Nigeria nod (FIFA)

UK Returns Dariye Loot to Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria Secures $300m for Malaria Funding from World Bank (This Day)

Nigeria dismiss U-17 coach Nwosu (BBC News)

Nigeria’s Cocoa Exports Fell 15% in First 5 Months (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria in another call-up clanger (BBC News)

Fulham's Etuhu gets Nigeria recall (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, April 23, 2009

‘Nigeria Needs N40trn for Stable Power’ (This Day)

Americans book Nigeria berth (FIFA)

Authorities working to free Albertan kidnapped in Nigeria (Edmonton Sun)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-04-23 20:09 Nigeria SEC head resigns amid share manipulation probe (Interactive Investor)

Mega-Party And the Politics of the Opposition (

Democracy, Rule of Law And Nigerian Reality (

Ekiti State - Yoruba Must Reward Fayemi (

Cameroonian Rebel Leader Arrested In Nigeria - Radio (Nasdaq)

Nigeria June Crude Oil Export Plan Has 5 Bonga Cargoes (INO News)

Brown anthropologist examines stigma of infertility in Nigeria (EurekAlert!)

Amodu to ring changes for Nigeria (BBC News)

Kidnapped Turkish sailors reported freed (INO News)

Gunmen in Nigeria free two Turkish hostages (AlertNet)

Kidnapped Turkish sailors reported freed (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Pensioners Appeal to Sylva Not to Sign Reform Bill (

Halliburton - NLC Tasks FG (

Halliburton - NLC Warns FG, Stakeholders (

Liberia: Liberia's Support for Nigeria's UN Bid Thrills Senate (

Atiku's Romance With PDP a Kiss of Death - Bisi Akande (

Former Cj, Others Task N' Assembly on Land Use Act (

The Fertile Land of a Starving Country (

Ambassadors Want Salary Increase (

'TB Claims 100,000 Nigerians Yearly' (

Eso Tasks Leaders On Integrity (

Seven-Point Agenda Review - So Far, So Good? (

U.S. Lobbyists Jostle to Represent Country's Interest (

Kidnaped Turkish sailors reportedly freed (INO News)

UK Parliamentary Group Raises Fears on 2011 Election (

Kidnaped Turkish sailors reportedly freed (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Two Turkish hostages freed in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Man City target Taiwo: Nigeria pals urging me to move to England (

Official: Windstorm displaced 15,000 people in Cross River, Nigeria (People's Daily)

US Lobbyists Jostle to Represent Nigeria’s Interest (This Day)

Meltdown: Nigeria Has Sound Fiscal Policies, Says IMF (This Day)

Nigeria’s Ambassadors Demand Salary Review (This Day)

Progress reported in effort to free kidnapped Albertan in Nigeria (

Drayton Woman held in Nigeria (Drayton Valley Western Review)

15 Drug Barons Jailed in Kwara (

TD Urged Resellers to Pull Resources Together (

We Will Expose Illegal Ports' Businesses, Labour Talks Tough (

U-17 World Cup - Fifa Names AIT Host Broadcaster (

Govt Seeks Alternative Fuel (

Omatek Emerges Nigeria's Global ICT Company (

MTN Launches Six Products On Innovation Day (

HITV Spices TV Reality Show With Koko Mansion (

Zinox Pushes Computerize Nigeria Project Into Six Geo Political Zones (

NDIC Returns Savannah Bank to Owners (

Edo Cj, Nji Task Judicial Librarians On Justice Delivery (

Nigerians in Europe Express Interest in N50 Billion CBN Fund (

Savannah Bank Pleads For Bailout, Begins Operations Soon (

NBBF Left N10 Million in Coffers - Gbong Gwom Jos (

Amodu Must Sit up, Says Dudu-Orumen (

Arms Found in Jos (

Alberta town shaken by woman's abduction in Nigeria (

Plateau Councilors Challenge Suspension (

'Country May Not Achieve Three MDGs By 2015' (

NMEC Boss Endows Prize in Honour of Unesco Staff (

2011 - Buhari Demands Level-Playing Field (

Missing N10bn - Senate C'ttee Grills Customs Boss (

NDIC, Savannah Bank Meet Over Resumption (

N29 Billion Ports Levy Funds Missing - Senate (

South South - the Anatomy of a People, Resources (

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Amodu Suffering From Self Inflicted Wounds - Erico (

Sacked Policeman in Court Over Impersonation (

Fraudsters Use Website to Dupe Victims (

N200 Billion Loan - Farmers to Pay Back With Nine Percent Interest in Five Years, Borrowers Must Have Asset ... (

Bada Forsees Bright Future for Athletics (

Armed robbers kill 30 people in E Nigeria (People's Daily)

Albertan kidnapped in Nigeria fears she is getting sick (National Post)

‘Nigeria May Not Achieve 3 MDGs by 2015’ (This Day)

Nigeria President Unveils NGN96.9 Billion '09 Budget For Niger Delta (Nasdaq)

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (CHCH News)

Alta. woman kidnapped in Nigeria unhurt (

'I want to come home': Albertan kidnapped in Nigeria (

'Why Vaswanis Were Deported' (

Gail India Eyes City Gas Projects In Nigeria - Chairman (Nasdaq)

Maduekwe Warns Ambassadors (

Nigeria Selects 15 Companies for Natural-Gas Plan (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Two expatriate abducted in SE Nigeria (People's Daily)

Benue Cement of Nigeria Gains on Foreign Interest (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Gunmen attack Nigeria oil tanker (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Less Than Five Million Nigerians Have Healthcare Insurance - MD, Healthstone (

NAHCON Urges Clerics to Train Intending Pilgrims (

Where Are the Donkeys? (

FG Shortlists Gazprom, 14 Others For Gas Devt (

Alberta mom kidnapped in Nigeria (CNews)

West Africa: Meningitis Wanes in Nigeria (

Nigeria gunmen kidnap two sailors (BBC News)

Mainone Under Sea Cable's Kommandor Jack Begins Route Survey (

How Far Can El-Rufai Run? (

Africa: LPG - Nigeria's Per Capita Consumption Still Very Low-Falasinu (

20th Economy in 2020 - Country's Vision From a Blueprint! (

April 22 Coup Was Pro-Democratic Action - Nyiam (

Gunmen attack Nigeria oil tanker, two kidnapped (AlertNet)

Still On Country And Leadership Challenge (

Gunmen ambush Nigeria oil tanker (Reuters) (Yahoo!7 World News)

Officials say gunmen attack oil tanker off Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

12 firms shortlisted for Nigeria gas investment (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, April 20, 2009

May & Baker Targets N3.4 Bn Turnover, Top 10 in 2009 (

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (CBC Calgary)

Alberta woman abducted in Nigeria was on Rotary trip (Toronto Star)

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (CBC Edmonton)

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (

Vaswani Brothers Forever Banned From Nigeria (

Friends worry for Alta. woman kidnapped in Nigeria (

Alberta woman kidnapped in Nigeria (National Post)

KKM project spurs demand for improved seeds in northern Nigeria (SeedQuest)

WEST AFRICA: Meningitis wanes in Nigeria (AlertNet)

Nigeria Deports Vaswani Brothers Over Evasion Of Import Duties Report (Nasdaq)

Nigeria’s Inflation Slowed to 14.4% in March (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Ewuga Denies Planning to Join PDP (

Yar'Adua - Country Will Comply With EU Cocoa Regulation (

South-West Governors Move to Acquire Wema Bank (

The Masters And the Nation's Art Economy (

Nwodo Seeks Another Bite of the State Pie (

Zungeru, a Forgotten Former Capital Territory (

U.S. Alerts on Country (

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Fell to 14.4% in March From 14.6% (Bloomberg)

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Yuguda's Defection - No Rift Between Governor, Deputy - Kundak (

Speaker - We Can't Be Forced to Remove Yuguda (

Foreign Ministry Faults UK, US Visa Policies (

AC, CNPP Slam PDP Over No Vacancy Slogan (

Generals Trapped in New York Lift (

Nigeria Limits Foreign Borrowing to 45% of GDP, ThisDay Says (Bloomberg)

Briton freed by Nigeria militants (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria militants free British hostage (The Star)

British oil worker held hostage in Nigeria is freed (

British hostage freed in Nigeria (Evening Standard)

British hostage freed in Nigeria (Channel 4)

Nigeria militants free British hostage (Reuters) (Yahoo!7 World News)

Nigeria militants free British hostage (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria militants free British hostage (AlertNet)

Briton freed by Nigeria militants : sources (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria militants free British hostage  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Minister, 29 Others Under Probe (

Nigeria militants say will release British hostage (AlertNet)

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Canadian exchange student 'kidnapped' in Nigeria (

McHenry library wants to help build sister facility in Nigeria (Northwest Herald)

Nigeria to host Afro-Arab parliamentary summit (People's Daily)

Men arrested in Niger Delta region of Nigeria feared tortured and killed (Amnesty International)

Canadian woman abducted in Reports (CNews)

2011 - Senate to Grant Voting Right to Nigerians in Diaspora (

Canadian woman kidnapped in northern Nigeria (WTOL 11 Toledo)

Canadian exchange student 'kidnapped' in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Canadian woman reported abducted in northern Nigeria; demands unknown (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Canadian woman kidnapped in northern Nigeria (Boston Globe)

Canadian woman kidnapped in northern Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria seeks access to KBR bribery funds: official (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, April 17, 2009

Canadian woman kidnapped in Nigeria (

Yar’Adua: Nigeria Will Comply with EU Cocoa Regulation (This Day)

Canadian missing, presumed kidnapped in Nigeria (

Canadian missing, presumed kidnapped in Nigeria, Foreign Affairs says (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Production Commences from UMU-5 Well Onshore Nigeria (Rigzone)

Pointblanknews Blackmailer's Lawyer, Giwa-Amu Docked for False Information (

Canadian feared kidnapped in Nigeria (CBC)

Aulic Poises to Rebrand Lagos Trade Fair Complex (

Why FG is Probing Rusal On Alscon's Investment (

Nigeria seeks Commonwealth support to fight corruption (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Will Give ‘National’ Attention to Cocoa, Yar’Adua Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria bids to host 2011 basketball African Nations Cup (People's Daily)

Easter Violence in Niger State (

Lagos in Weekend of Literature, Paintings, Entertainment (

The President's Lamentations (

Local Diaspora Database to the Rescue (

Gwada Crisis Not Religious - CAN (

MDGs - Country is Off-Track, Says Ibrahim (

FG Raises Fresh Reform Team for Customs (

Onuesoke Backs Oritsejafor's Call for Christians to Defend Themselves (

Babalola, Omotoba, Others Bag Ican's Highest Award (

NLC, Minister in Verbal Fireworks (

Re-Thinking Development of the South-South (

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Vincent, Others Want Basketball Job (

NFF Serves Coach Amodu Ultimatum (

Yuguda - How the Lost Sheep Returned to PDP (

Govt Seeks Swiss Assistance to Recover More Looted Funds (

MDGs: Nigeria is Off-track, Says Ibrahim (This Day)

Deployment of the Military in Democratic Elections (

FG to Set Up Fact-Finding Committee (

Nigeria Suspends Nova From Trading, Bans Top Manager (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Abducted Italian is Released in Nigeria (Rigzone)

The Land Use Act And Public Officers (

Shell crude deliveries fail after Nigeria fire (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Aondoakaa Must Go, AC Insists (

Police Reform - FG Sets Up Implementation Committee (

Skills Building, Key to SSE Development - SSEDAN Boss (

Senate Panel Accuses Julius Berger of Illegal Granite Export (

Justice Minister in Court of Public Opinion (

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

PDP - Opposition Parties Lack Direction (

How Education Can Re-Brand Country (

Energy for the Common Good (

'Primitive Capitalists Run Broadcast Stations in Country' (

Peugeot Automobile of Country (

Switzerland Ready to Return U.S. $130 Million Loot (

Oil rebels warn of more violence in Nigeria (Independent Online)

El-Rufai - EFCC Begins Extradition Process (

Abducted Italian regains freedom in Nigeria (People's Daily)

Global Meltdown: ‘Nigeria Yet to Address Challenges’ (This Day)

Qatar Airways’ Nigeria service expanded (Gulf Times)

Netafric Jostles for 1 Million Subscribers (

CTO 2009 to Define Country's Path to Global Market (

Nigeria to prosecute officials in KBR bribery case (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria sets up panel to probe US bribery scandal (AFP via Yahoo! News)

So, This is Nigerian Politics? (

Warri Central Hospital Gives Police Deadline to Remove Corpses (

Italian hostage escapes in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

2nd UPDATE: Italian Hostage Freed In Nigeria -Italy Government (Nasdaq)

Oil prices advance on Nigeria output loss (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria fines Shell for oil spill (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Italian oil worker abducted in Nigeria freed: foreign ministry (TODAYonline)

Pomp, Philanthropy Trail ModeMen Blacknight III (

Italy Oil Worker Abducted In Nigeria Freed -Foreign Ministry (Nasdaq)

UPDATE:Italy Oil Worker Abducted In Nigeria Freed-Foreign Min (Nasdaq)

Italian oil worker abducted in Nigeria freed (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria pipeline fire causes major output loss (AFP via Yahoo! News)

CBN Forex Policy Hurts North - NU (

Total's Akpo Field to Export 77,000 BPD in May (

FAAN May Ground Five Airlines Today (

Opengate MFB Grants N7 Million Loan to Boost Agric (

Thre Banks Named Among World's Biggest (

Don't Let PAN Die (

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Omatek Digitalises Oyo Civil Service With E-Xpres (

Why Elections Fail in Country (

FG Inaugurates Committee on Job Creation (

Mega-Party - Locals Differ on Relevance (

Zinox Pushes Computerize Project Into Six Geo Political Zones (

Africa: Nigeria's Entertainment Industry Best on Continent - Akunyili (

Pan in a Fix to Lay Off 5,000 Workers (

ERA Condemns FG's Plan to Distribute GMO Seeds to Farmers (

Stunted Growth Blamed on Lack of Continuity (

Davis Cup Failure, No Surprise to Ezeibe (

At least 14 dead in Nigeria fighting (

At least 14 dead in Nigeria fighting (UPI)

Africa: Zim, Nigeria to Revive Joint Commission (

U.S.-Halliburton Fallout (

Nigeria Muslims' 'Easter attacks' (BBC News)

U-17 World Cup - 4,500 Volunteers Needed (Vanguard) (

Oando Commences Work on 210,000 MT Lekki Terminal Project (

Nigeria Loses $24 Billion Oil Revenue in 2008 (

NGO Elects Emuobor Chairman of Real Distinguished Nigerians' C'ttee (

To Move the Health Sector Forward, We Must Be Research-Focused - Agbonlahor (

LPG - Nigeria's Per Capita Consumption Still Very Low-Falasinu (

ERC Worries Over Continued Transmission of Wild Polio Virus in Nigeria (

Monday, April 13, 2009

Of Mega Parties, Mega Gestures And Failures (

Child Murder At a Checkpoint (

Meltdown And the Human Spirit (

Peacekeeping - Military Chiefs, UN Officials Meet in New York (

The New Minimum Wage - How to Fight and Win (1) (

Towards Sustainable Interest Rates (

Grassroots Re-Branding, a Must for Citizens - Olawunmi (

Issues in Nigeria's Re-Branding (

Maintaining Integrity in Public Office (

Shell Shuts Crude Oil Pipeline In Nigeria's Southern Rivers State (Energy Business Review)

China Sells Comsats To Nigeria, Venezuela and Pakistan (Space War)

$180 Million Halliburton Bribe - Yar'Adua, Aondoakaa Lied - CNPP (Daily Independent) (

Health Care Workers Tackle Polio Crisis in Nigeria (The Online NewsHour)

Halliburton - UN Petitioned Over Suspects (This Day) (

U.S. Mission Trains Locals on Intellectual Property (

Assembly Seat - Obot Appeals to Kutigi (

Nigeria/Kenya: Amodu to Submit World Cup Programme Against Kenya This Week (

$180 Million Halliburton Bribe - Yar'Adua, Aondoakaa Lied - CNPP (

Our Educational System (

Our Time Will Come (This Day) (

Re-Branding Country Beyond Mere Words - Bako (

Gunmen attack oil facility in Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Gunmen attack oil facility in Nigeria (New York Daily News)

Call On Ohakim to Join PDP Reckless ANPP (

'We'll Key Into FG's Seven Point Agenda' (

Shell halts crude supplies after Nigeria fire (AFP via Yahoo! News)

NPA C'ttee Asks Bua to Replace Foreign Workers With Nigerians (

Expert Advocates Nationalisation of Sick Bank (

UN Security Council - Country Insists on an Africa Veto Power (

Billboardworld Partners APCON On Big ADs Awards (

Our Parties Are Run by Godfathers And Rascals - Junaid Mohammed (

It Was Good LASAA Came to Sanitise the Industry, Wetherheads Boss (

I Started Writing My Book On Toilet Paper - Tony Okoroji (

MTN Set to Launch New Products (

Economic Recession Affects Beggars' Fortunes (

Banks' Credit to Domestic Economy Dips 3.5 Percent (

Yet Another Burden on Manufacturers (

Yar'Adua Govt Makes Foray Into Agriculture, Targets Commercial Farmers (

Soludo's Exit Date - Nigerians Write His Testimonial (

Zain Steps Toward All-IP Network (

Snail Pace in Oil and Gas Sector Reform (

UNTH - a Centre of Excellence Without a Heart for Surgery (

FG Promises Radical Transformation of Road Network (

Pre-Paid Metres - How PHCN Staff Short-Charge Consumers (

Tanker Throws Two States Into Darkness (

Cocoa States Move to Enhance Production (

Ogun Man Frowns At Irs Harassment (

NANS - Like Iwu, Like Lulu (

PFN, Can Preach Peace at Easter (

Our Time Will Come (

Sunday, April 12, 2009

My Congolese Lover Has Made Me Love Again, Ikpeba, Ex-International Striker (

Searching in Sokoto for What's in the Pocket of Sokoto! (

Global Economic Meltdown - Nigeria Needs to Diversify- Sonariwo (

Yola Agog as Adamawa Emirate Celebrates Bicentenary (

Yuguda Gives ANPP Quit Notice (

Day Gov Uduaghan Dazed CDS, Air Chief Marshal Paul Dike (

Nigeria opens market for Islamic finance (Zawya)

Agoro Cries Out Over Govt Intimidation (

Governor's Aide Tasks Youths on Development (

'How to Curb Insecurity at Local's Airports' (

CNPP Threatens to Name Halliburton Bribe Takers (

Nigeria opens market for Islamic finance (MENAFN)

170,000bpd Crude Shut-in As Fire Razes Shell's Facility (

Fire Guts Shell Flow Stations in Ogoniland (

Economic Reform is On Course, Says Obasanjo (

VP: Meltdown Has Helped Nigeria (This Day)

Shell shuts flowstations after fire in Nigeria (Business Times (Malaysia))

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-04-12 16:51 Shell shuts flowstations after fire in south Nigeria (Interactive Investor)

Ex-Commissioner Flays Re-branding of Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria to Export Yams to EU (This Day)

Nigeria defends foreign exchange controls (Financial Times)

Soros analysts eye Nigeria’s banking sector (Financial Times)

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Nigeria counts the cost of Delta violence (Independent Online)

Nigeria oil unrest costs $23.7 billion (

Nigeria oil unrest costs $23.7 billion (UPI)

Nigeria's Oando says Lagos Fuel Terminal Will Be Ready in 2012: Bloomberg (Nasdaq)

Bridgewater Montessori students become delegates of Nigeria. (The Somerset Reporter)

Nigeria’s Oando Says Lagos Fuel Terminal Will Be Ready in 2012 (Bloomberg)

Friday, April 10, 2009

NFF Admits $.236 Million Missing (

NFF to Write IGP Over Stolen Money (

Country Lost N3.4 Trillion in 2008, Says Mitee Report (

Anan Seeks Sanctions Against Erring Accountants, Auditors (

Dons Fault Akunyili On Nigeria's Re-Branding Project (

Ignorance Responsible for Ban On Kerewa - Ibro Zule Zu (

Despite Vast Oil Resources, Nigeria Struggles to Feed Its People (The Online NewsHour)

Nigeria oil unrest 'kills 1,000' (BBC News)

Nigeria lost $20.7 bln in Niger Delta unrest (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria loses 20.7 billion dollars in Niger Delta unrest (Khaleej Times)

NUJ Lifts Suspension on Abuja Council Members, Reschedules Delegates' Conference to May 15-17 (

Coren Tasks Engineers on Transparency (

UCH, Five Other Teaching Hospitals for Stem Cell Transplant (

Citibank Trains Local Bankers on International Transactions (

G20 and Country - Beyond Unfounded Hopes (

Five Hospitals for Stem Cell Transplant (

Senate Endorses N8 Billion TV Africa Show, Want More Private TV Stations (

Ex-Beauty Queen And the Rrain (

Challenges Before New BPE Boss (

The Halliburton Scandal (

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Zimbabwe Farmers Making Progress (TradeInvest Africa) (

Niger Delta - Country Loses U.S. $24 Billion Oil Revenue in Nine Months (This Day) (

ANPP, AC Proposed Merger, Good Omen - Tinubu (

G20 - Regrets And Delusions (

Land Use Act Overdue for Amendment - Delta AG (Daily Independent) (

Zamfara CNPP Elects New Exco (

Golf Estate to Set New Benchmark for Property Development (

Envoy: France to invest $768 mln on Nigeria's economy (People's Daily)

Nigeria Central Bank cuts benchmark lending rate (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Gunmen abduct Italian worker in south Nigeria (People's Daily)

N’Delta: Nigeria Loses $24bn Oil Revenue in 9 Months (This Day)

Italian Engineer Abducted In Southeast Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Crack in Delta NUJ (

Italian man 'abducted in Nigeria' (BBC News)

Nigeria replaces executives at state oil firm (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Italian kidnapped in Italy (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Unrest Cost $24B Oil Rev in First 9 Months of 2008 (Rigzone)

Italian kidnapped in Italy's foreign ministry (TODAYonline)

Italian kidnapped in southeast Nigeria - police (AlertNet)

Unutilised N22.6 Billion Education Trust Fund's Money (Daily Independent) (

Six NNPC GEDs Get the Sack (

Nigeria Reduces Key Interest Rate to 8% to Boost Credit (Bloomberg)

AC to Yar'Adua - Country Needs Leadership, Not Lamentations (

Country Needs Leadership Not Lamentation, AC Tells Yar'Adua (

Texaco - Tribunal to Hear Contempt Charges Against SEC, Others (

Meltdown - Workshop Plays Down Impacts on Nigeria ICT Sector (

Global Meltdown - FG May Undo Private Sector in War for Funds (

Amidst Grim First Quarter, Analysts Lament Poor Handling of Economy (

Ovia, Ndukwe, Uwaje to Speak At World IT Conference (

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

FG to Release Guidelines for N200 Billion Agric Loan Next Week (

Opposition Parties Carpet PDP (

If Govt Must Achieve Education for All (

'Challenges Facing Insurance Industry are Enormous' (

AC Tasks Yar'Adua on Quality Leadership (

Asylum Seeking Nigerians (

Akunyili - Let Re-Branding Begin With the PDP (

NNPC and Oil Companies - the Conspiracies Against Country (2) (

Re-Branding Nigeria Campaign - What Hopes (

How Clear is Vision 20-2020 (

Flying Eagles Won't Underrate Any Opponent - Lulu (

Why VVF Campaign Failed - Professor Obed (

Religious Crisis Worries U.S. (

EC allocates huge funds to tackle meningitis in Nigeria, Niger (People's Daily)

Newspaper Vendors Accuse KAI, CDB, Police of Harassment, Extortion (

CBN Okays Guidelines On N200 Billion Agric Fund (

West Africa: Liberia, Nigeria Sign Technical Agreement - Nigeria to Deploy Over 100 Volunteers (

Osotimehin: Nigeria, Only Country with 3 Polio Types (This Day)

Nigeria's Religious Crisis Worries US (This Day)

Nigeria Needs Leadership Not Lamentation, AC Tells Yar’Adua (This Day)

Nigeria President Approves Management Changes At State Oil Co (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Opens Pre-Bid Conference For Aviation Co Privatization (Nasdaq)

New judge, same arguments in Nigeria militant trial (AlertNet)

Nigeria dismisses attack warnings (BigPond News)

Reviving Local Shoe Industry, Our Mission - Pius Otsu (

Defection - Shinkafi, Deputy Oppose Abuja Trial (

4.7 million to fight meningitis epidemic in Niger and Nigeria (AlertNet)

Nigeria’s Central Bank Delays Interest Rate Meeting to Tomorrow (Bloomberg)

Monday, April 06, 2009

Nigeria Government: No Threat of Terrorist Attacks On Embassies (Nasdaq)

Nigeria dismisses U.S. warning of possible attack (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Oil worker kidnapped in Nigeria (Perth Now)

First Bank of Nigeria to Resurrect Ecobank Merger (Update2) (Bloomberg)

British oil worker kidnapped in southern Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Gunmen in Nigeria kill officer, kidnap oil worker (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

First Bank of Nigeria to Resurrect Ecobank Merger (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Virgin Nigeria Cuts Fares for Easter (

Togetherness and Love Kept Us Going (

U.S. embassy in Nigeria receives threat (UPI)

Gunmen in Nigeria kill officer, kidnap work (KRIS-TV Corpus Christi)

Gunmen in Nigeria kill officer, kidnap work (AP via Yahoo! News)

U.S. warns of threats to diplomats in Nigeria (CNN)

Gunmen in Nigeria kill officer, kidnap worker (AP via Yahoo! News)

Akunyili Tasks Religious Leaders On Re-Branding Campaign (

'Funding, Communication Major Problems of CIIN Branches' (

Yar'Adua Has Admitted Failure, Says CNPP (

G-20 - Beyond Yar'Adua's Lamentations (

Why Water MDGs Dream is Unrealistic, By Experts (

Market Rebounds, Share Value Records N34 Billion Growth (

Shell Says Utorogu Gas Plant in Nigeria Has Resumed (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Tanker hits Nigeria church goers (BBC News)

Infighting May Deny Country Choice Position at African Parliament (

Balogun Urges Amodu to Invite 'Hungry' Players to Eagles (

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Maduekwe - Strong Nigeria Critical to Africa (

Making Mr. President More Voluble (

G-20 Summit - Country's Non-Invitation, Failure of Yar'Adua - CNPP (

Yenegoa Agog (

Constitution Review - Another Failed Opportunity? (

U.S. Issues Terror Alert (

Nigeria And Yar'Adua's Self-Discovery (

US Issues Terror Alert on Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria and Yar’Adua’s Self-Discovery (This Day)

US embassy in Nigeria warns of possible attacks (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Maduekwe: Strong Nigeria, Critical to Africa (This Day)

US warns of potential attack on Nigeria missions (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's MEND Denies Tie To US Diplomatic Mission Threat (Nasdaq)

Possible attack on embassies in Nigeria — US (The Malaysian Insider)

U.S. warns of possible attack on embassies in Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

US warns of possible attack on embassies in Nigeria (AlertNet)

US warns of potential attack on Nigeria missions (San Francisco Chronicle)

US warns of potential attack on Nigeria consulate (AP via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, April 04, 2009

Anichebe jetting to Nigeria to lift Everton profile (

Virgin Nigeria Cuts Fares for Easter (This Day)

Friday, April 03, 2009

Pfizer, Nigeria Agree on Settlement Over Drug Cases (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Oritsejafor Hails Yar'Adua (

Customs Seizes N500 Million Contraband, Arrests 19 Suspects (

Lawyers: Nigeria, Pfizer reach settlement outline (Boston Herald)

NSC Considers Foreign Coach (Vanguard) (

Lawyers: Nigeria, Pfizer reach settlement outline (AP via Yahoo! News)

Deal in Pfizer-Nigeria drugs suit (BBC News)

Pfizer, Nigeria Agree on Settlement Over Drug Cases (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria, Pfizer to settle out of court: lawyers (Reuters)

Shell shuts gas plant in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Pfizer agrees on deal in Nigeria drug suit (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria, Pfizer to settle out of court: lawyers (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Sierra Leone: Country Strikes Another Deal With Nigeria (

Oyo ANPP May Dump Ajimobi in Future Elections (

Groups Asks EFCC to Prosecute Locals Named in Halliburton Bribe Case (

Edo APCON Dares State Govt On New Tax Rate (

Reclaiming the West (

No Court is Frustrating EFCC in Prosecuting Corrupt Former Public Officials (

Constitutional Reform And the Future of Democracy (

Nigeria militants dismiss govt amnesty offer (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Developer Versus PMI - Court Fixes May 18 for Judgment (

Abuja to Host World Energy Council (

Country Owes World Bank $3.2 Billion - Mansur (

Market Records Biggest Decline Worldwide (

Unido Partners BOI on Funding of Palm Oil, Rice, Textile (

Vice President Endorses Petroleum Club, Tasked to Be Adviser on Petroleum Affairs (

NLC Makes Case for Police Union (

Diversification of Economy is Imperative Says NTDC Boss (

How Cows Grazed on an Airport Tarmac (

De Castro: OFW ban in Nigeria stays (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Nigeria’s Total Debt Portfolio Now $3.75bn (This Day)

Nigeria considers rebel amnesty (BBC News)

Nigeria building collapse kills 11 (BigPond News)

Nigeria outbreaks a setback for polio eradication (AlertNet)

Nigeria outbreaks a setback for polio eradication (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Unilever Nigeria Gains for Sixth Day After Annual Profit Rose (Bloomberg)

Nigeria quizzes suspects in US bribery probe (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Seven-Point Agenda - EU Tasked On Greater Support (

New TB Strain Poses Threat to Citizens, Says WHO (

No Foreign Launch of Rebrand Nigeria - FEC (

Gowon - a General's Call for Prayer (

Bulls Return, Buoy Share Value By N6 Billion (

Country Renews Oil Search, Signs on Gazprom (

Country May Not Run Deficit Budget in 2009 - Expert (

Tata Motors Launches Vehicles in Kano (

Police And the Re-Branding Project (

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

CAF Confed Cup - NFF Clears Ocean Boys, Bayelsa (

Amodu Can Go If - Onigbinde (

Ex-Customs Boss, Gyang, Emerges New Gbong Gwom Jos (

NPA Lauds Maritime Union for Workers' Welfare (

All-Female Crew in Historic Flight From Lagos to Warri (

In Lagos, Nantap Marks Theatre Day in Style... (

Linguists Raise Alarm Over Extinction of Indigenous Languages (

FG Approves N130 Million for Rebrand Project (

Nigeria lawyer: Clients awaiting news from Pfizer (AP via Yahoo! News)

Why I Shun Council of State - Buhari (Daily Trust) (

Gazprom, Nigeria Sign Deal (The Moscow Times)

Pfizer near $75mln settlement with Nigeria-sources (AlertNet)

Pfizer near $75 mln settlement with Nigeria-sources (AlertNet)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-04-01 17:01 Nigeria's Gbaran Ubie gas project "60 pct" complete (Interactive Investor)

Total Nigeria Shares Jump 5% After Full-Year Profit Climbs (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Becomes World’s Worst Market on Bank Losses (Update2) (Bloomberg)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-04-01 15:41 UPDATE 2-Fuel retailer Total Nigeria 2008 profit up 33 pct (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria Becomes World’s Worst Market on Bank Losses (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Gazprom signs Nigeria oil search MOU - paper (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

MAN - PAN in Danger of Imminent Collapse (

CBN, Firs Oppose Energy Fund Bill (

Police Budgets N500 Million (

David Mark Against 419 Victims (

Meltdown - Country, Others to Miss MDGs 2015 Target (

Making Small Businesses Hub of Economic Growth (

Shell Resumes Soku Gas Supply to Nigeria LNG Plant (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

EFA, MDGs - Country May Not Meet Deadline (

Airliner Makes New Appointments (

CNPP Raises Concern Over Lai Mohammed's Arrest (

Countries Propose Joint Commission - Minister (

MAN Urges FG to Save PAN From Collapse (

PAN to Shut Down, Sack 5,000 (

Shell Resumes Nigeria’s Soku Gas Plant, Feeding NLNG Terminal (Bloomberg)

CBN to Upgrade Asaba Branch (

Akpabio Flays Mobil's Alleged Relocation (

UK Route to Hit 100 Flights Weekly (

Royal Exchange Operates Microfinance Bank (

Acca, Ican Hold Joint Continuous Professional Development Program (

Trade Hits $500 Million in 2008 (

Meltdown - Workshop Plays Down Impacts on ICT Sector (

MCSN Honours Vanguard's Amadi Ogbonna, Others (

U.S./Nigeria Trade Hits $42.2 Billion (

Nigeria Becomes World’s Worst Stock Market as Bank Losses Swell (Bloomberg)

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